Draft Strategic Policy Committee Scheme 2014
Following the local elections in May 2014, Offaly County Council is establishing new Strategic Policy Committees (SPCs). The purpose of the SPCs is to advise and assist the Council in the formulation, development and review of policy. The membership of each SPC will consist of elected members and sectoral representatives. The Draft Scheme provides for 4 SPCs. Submissions are now invited in relation to the Draft Scheme, which may be viewed online or can be obtained from any public office of Offaly County Council. Any comment or submission in relation to the Draft Scheme should be forwarded to the undersigned to be received no later than 3.30pm on 28th August 2014.
Local Property Tax - Public Consultation on Setting Local Adjustment Factor - FAQ
Local Property Tax (LPT) is an annual tax charged on all residential properties in the State and came into effect in 2013. A half-year payment was due in 2013, with a full-year payment due in 2014. The LPT is collected by the Revenue Commissioners. Here is some Frequently Asked Questions
Sale of Industrial Site number 3 at Leamonaghan, Ballycumber
Offaly County Council invites tenders for the purchase of Industrial Site number 3 at Leamonaghan, Ballycumber, County Offaly.
The site is located approximately 2.4km north-west of Ferbane and 10km from Ballycumber, fronting the R436 (Ballycumber Road).
Offaly Innovation Centre is open for Business - Expressions of interests are now being sought
The Innovation Centre is an exciting new addition to the suite of business supports available in the County.
This new venture is a multi functional space, offering hot desk space, desk space, office space for rental and meeting room hire.
It is designed to assist innovative people develop their business idea and interact with other people doing the same. It is much more than just office space. The Innovation Centre is supported by the Local Enterprise Office and other partners and these will provide ongoing training and mentoring support to people working in the Centre.
Official Launch of Offaly's Local Enterprise Office
There was an upbeat and positive mood in the County Council building today, as the new Local Enterprise Office (LEO) was officially launched. Existing business owners, aspiring business people, County Council staff, Councillors and enterprise and development agencies all gathered in the Atrium for the event.
Minister Charles Flanagan, Department of Children and Youth Affairs officiated at the launch. He complimented the work undertaken to date by both Offaly County Council and the former Offaly County Enterprise Board. The Minister outlined how this initiative formed part of the Action Plan for Jobs, and that additional staff and funding was being provided to support the work of the Local Enterprise Office.